FDA Bans Powdered Gloves

The Food & Drug Administration announced on Monday, December 19th a final ruling banning Powdered Surgeon's Gloves, Powdered Patient Examination Gloves, and Absorbable Powder for Lubricating a Surgeon's Glove. The FDA stated, “the gloves present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury and that the risk cannot be corrected or eliminated by labeling